In this 4th book of Beth Haslam’s series, she continues to take us on her journey to purchase a home and set up residence in France with her husband and their beloved dogs. In true Beth fashion, she takes us through the ups and downs that they encounter, the challenges of life in a different country, struggling with a new language, and we get to know their neighbors and workers who are helping to make their dream a reality. Her style is very down to earth and filled with both humor and compassion. Her overwhelming love for nature and the land and animals around her reveal a real commitment to making this world a better place. While this book had me laughing often, it also had me in tears as she faced the loss of beloved pets and the resulting emptiness that left her with.
I would highly recommend this book (and the entire series) to anyone who can appreciate the challenges of tackling a fixer-upper residence, learning new cultural ways, and who has a heart for nature and animals.